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Re: Identification of red beetle needed, please 9 hours ago in Household pests by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: what are these beetles? 10 hours ago in Bug forum by sxg100 sxg100
Re: Strange, muddy cocoon structures under roofing tiles - what are they? 11 hours ago in Bug forum by McWild McWild
Re: Robber Fly ID please. 12 hours ago in Bug forum by John John
Re: Id help on both please and has first spider laid eggs and stayed to be food, as she? was dead. 16 hours ago in Bug forum by AlteredEgo AlteredEgo
Re: Identification of this insect please. 19 hours ago in Bug forum by Spider7 Spider7
Re: Can anyone identity this? 22 hours ago in Spiders by Clydeconn Clydeconn
Re: Small Bee species ID please. 1 day ago in Bug forum by nomad nomad
Re: Does anyone know what this is? 1 day ago in Spiders by Oswaldo Oswaldo
Re: Black flying bug 2 days ago in Bug forum by AlteredEgo AlteredEgo
Re: Bee ID please. 3 days ago in Bees by nomad nomad
Re: Please help ID this bug 5 days ago in Household pests by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: ID this Bee species please. 1 week ago in Bees by nomad nomad
Re: Household bug ID please 1 week ago in Household pests by cyclingnut cyclingnut
Re: Soldier Beetle for id 1 week ago in Bug forum by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: Beetle found in house - identification? 1 week ago in Bug forum by AmandaB AmandaB
Re: Australian Flatworm? 1 week ago in Bug forum by Anzu Anzu
Re: Id help please - poss. Mason/Potter Wasp 1 week ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc
Re: Bombylius major the bumble bee fly! 1 week ago in Bees by Steve Jelf Steve Jelf
Re: Id help please - Sp. Andrena but is it possible to say which one? 1 week ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc

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